Like most website operators, Blogging.org collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request and pretty much everything else we can collect legally. Blogging.org purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Blogging.org visitors use its website. From time to time, Blogging.org may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Certain visitors to Blogging.org websites choose to interact with Blogging.org in ways that require Blogging.org to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Blogging.org gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for an account at Blogging.org to provide a username and email address and other information. Those who engage in transactions with Blogging.org are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Blogging.org collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Blogging.org. Blogging.org does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Blogging.org may collect statistics about the behaviors and trends of visitors to its websites. For instance, Blogging.org may monitor the most popular links on the site. Blogging.org may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Blogging.org does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.